Systemic Competition

China’s PLAN: Maritime dominion beyond the South China Sea

Emma Salisbury investigates the PRC’s naval build up and modernisation and its implications for the geopolitics of the South China Sea

A more lethal Royal Navy: Sharpening Britain’s naval power

William Freer and Emma Salisbury investigate how Britain can sharpen its naval power for increased geopolitical competition

Emerging disruptive technologies: Dilemmas of deterrence

Prof. James Henry Bergeron analyses the impact emerging disruptive technologies will have on deterrence doctrine, particularly within NATO

The trilateral initiative: How Britain, Poland and Ukraine can shape a post-war Europe

This Report makes the case for immediate renewed trilateral cooperation between the UK, Poland and Ukraine to reinforce European security.

After Nord Stream: Safeguarding Baltic energy security and supply

Trevelyan Wing explores the energy security landscape of the Baltic region, and the developments ensuring its future stability

Why space matters to the United Kingdom

Gabriel Elefteriu outlines the importance of space for the United Kingdom and the future of geopolitics

Is Macron’s sovereign Europe beginning to take shape?

Hugo Blewett-Mundy argues that the new geopolitical landscape leaves the door open for France to help forge a more powerful EU in the world

Cyber maritime: A priority for Britain

Basil Germond, Joe Burton, Daniel Prince and Simona R. Soare investigate the importance of the cyber domain to Britain’s naval power

Chinese politics in 2024: Indications from the ‘Two Sessions’

Charles Parton investigates the political priorities of the CCP for the rest of 2024 in light of this year’s ‘Two Sessions’

How could the UK augment its nuclear forces?

The Council on Geostrategy asks 11 experts how the UK could augment its nuclear forces